Toolkit composed of:

  1. 1. An engagement checklist to help determine whether a public or patient engagement process will be useful to the project realisation;
  2. 2. A questionnaire to evaluate team collaboration skills to routinely evaluate team collaboration skills and assess your growth;
  3. 3. A priorities checklist to help team members develop a clear and concise rationale that illustrates why they should engage;
  4. 4. A meeting effectiveness rating scale to encourages reflection about how effective engagement meetings are with patients, families, and/or staff;
  5. 5. The cornerstone engagement checklist to help evaluate if guiding principles for effective and meaningful public/ patient engagement were met;
  6. 6. An engagement process and outcome questionnaire for volunteers to gather feedback from participants about their experience;
  7. 7. An engagement process and outcome questionnaire for staffto gather feedback about staff experience.


Health Prince Edward Island. (2016) Engagement Toolkit

Online: http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/hpei_engagetool.pdf

Download* : http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/hpei_engagetool.pdf

* Tools can be found at p.52 to p. 54. 54.


Scientific Rigour
Patient and Public Perspective

Assessment Grid

We provide a five-point rating for each of the following four criteria:

  • Scientific Rigour: Was the development of the evaluation tool scientifically rigorous and based on existing evidence on patient and public engagement?
  • Patient and Public Perspective: Does the evaluation tool take into account the views of patients and the public (both in its development and use)?
  • Comprehensiveness: Is the tool comprehensive in evaluating the context, process, outcomes and impacts of patient and public engagement?
  • Usability: Is the evaluation tool easy to use?

Each criterion has 5 question-items. We gave 1 point per item if the answer to the question was YES, 0 points if the answer was NO or CANNOT ANSWER.

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